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Diet in gastrointestinal disease


Dietary treatment of alimentary disease has long been considered important and bewildering varieties of diet have been recommended for most gastrointestinal conditions. While the rationale for some diets is based on firm scientific evidence, others are justified only by alleged symptomatic benefit which has not been confirmed by controlled trials. In this review, we list briefly some of the alimentary diseases in which dietary modifications are necessary or are of possible benefit.

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